There are 4 ways to get from Philadelphia to Toms River by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Toms River Park & Ride 137 / ...

$86 - $225

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Bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Lakewood Bus Terminal 317

$8 - $23

2 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Atlantic City, Nj 8794 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gate #7 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Toms River Park & Ride 559 / ...

$19 - $44

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Toms River 56.2 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Toms River is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Toms River is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Toms River. However, there are services departing from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St and arriving at Irons St 125' N Of Water St. via Lakewood Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Toms River is 51 miles. The road distance is 56.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Toms River without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 29 min and costs $85 - $230.

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Philadelphia to Toms River, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Toms River bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St station.

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Philadelphia to Toms River bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Lakewood Bus Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Toms River is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to drive from Philadelphia to Toms River.

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There are 114+ hotels available in Toms River. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 51.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 29 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Toms River, NJ, USA?

NJ Transit operates a bus from Philadelphia to Toms River every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $19 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Toms River Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $22
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St to Lakewood Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Gate #7 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Toms River Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Atlantic City, Nj
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$22 - $28

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